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  • A crisis brews on the Colorado

    As the Colorado River Basin enters a sixth year of drought, the Interior Department orders seven states to start coordinating their management of the dwindling water supply.

  • Greenhouse gases go underground

    Plans for permanently storing carbon dioxide in oil fields will benefit energy companies who already use carbon dioxide injection to boost output.

  • Drought forces Las Vegas to reach deeper for water

    Lake Mead has dropped to about 58 percent of its capacity, and the quality of the water has changed, causing more expensive production and increased danger of not meeting health standards

  • Heard around the West

    Wandering sea lion; off-roading over geysers; Blizzard of 1049; Wyoming’s got money; bowling for meteorites; Lake Mead is shrinking; and controversial books at the public library

  • Park Service wilderness in disarray

    National Park Service wilderness coordinator Jim Walters resigns in frustration over the agency’s neglect of wilderness, after the superintendent of Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks allows helicopters in wilderness areas

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